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IND vs NZ: India beats New Zealand by 7 wickets, seizes the series by 3-0, 7 Records broken

In the third one-dayer played at Mount Mounangui, India defeated New Zealand by 7 wickets and took 3-0 unbeatable lead in the 5-match ODI series. Batting first, New Zealand made 243 runs in 49 overs. Chasing the target, India scored 245 runs by losing 7 wickets in 43 overs.
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In the third one-dayer played at Mount Mounangui, India defeated New Zealand by 7 wickets and took 3-0 unbeatable lead in the 5-match ODI series. Batting first, New Zealand made 243 runs in 49 overs. Chasing the target, India scored 245 runs by losing 7 wickets in 43 overs.
Earlier, New Zealand decided to bat first but they did capitalise on the advantage. Colin Munro (7), Martin Guptill (13) and Kane Williamson scored 28 runs and lost three wickets for 59 runs. Ross Taylor and Tom Latham played a good Innings and added a century partnership.

Taylor scored 93 runs and the Kiwi team was bowled out for 243 in 49 overs, Shami picked 3 wickets for 45 runs and was adjudged 'Man of the Match' second time in the series, apart from Shami, Bhuvneshwar, Hardik and Chahal picked 2 wickets each.

Chasing the target, Rohit Sharma (62) scored his consecutive 50 and Virat Kohli scored 60 runs. Apart from them, Rayadu (44) and Karthik (38) added an unbeaten 77-run partnership to give the team a 7-wicket victory.

7 Big Record created during the 3rd ODI in Mount Maunganui:

1. 3 Consecutive defeats for New Zealand at home:

2012 was the last time before today when New Zealand lost each of their first three matches of a home ODI series. It happened against South Africa.

2. Most sixes for India in ODIs:

Rohit Sharma has levelled the record of most sixes for India in ODIs with MS Dhoni. Both have scored 215 sixes at the moment.

3. Most century stands in ODIs:

Virat and Rohit have become the 4th most successful pair in the ODIs by overtaking Greenidge and Haynes.

26 - Tendulkar/Sourav Ganguly
20 - Dilshan/ Kumar Sangakkara
16 - Adam Gilchrist/Matthew Hayden
16 - Rohit Sharma/Virat Kohli*
15 - Gordon Greenidge/Desmond Haynes

4. Rohit Sharma's average among the team:

Rohit Sharma now averages 40-plus against all countries that he has played in ODIs except South Africa and Hong Kong.

5. Most wins after 63 ODIs as captain:

Virat Kohli has left veteran Viv Richards behind, in the case of most wins as captain after 63 ODIs.

50 C Lloyd/ R Ponting
47 VIRAT KOHLI
46 V Richards/ H Cronje
41 M Clarke

6. Two 'Man of the Match' in the series:

The last Indian pacer before Shami to win two Man of the Match awards in a series was Praveen Kumar (tri-series in Aus, 2008)

7. Fastest to complete 10000 runs in list A cricket:

Rohit Sharma becomes the 10th Indian to complete 10000 runs in List A cricket and 4 the fastest Indian.

219 inns - Virat Kohli
252 inns - Sourav Ganguly
257 inns - Sachin Tendulkar
260 inns - Rohit Sharma
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IND VS NZ

RECORDS & STATS

ROHIT SHARMA

VIRAT KOHLI

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